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Lavinia House

23A, Simon Abeywickrama Mawatha | Mount Lavinia, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #43 of 76 Colombo B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Palma
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Basic guesthouse with friendly staff. No luxury but at a budget price you get all you need. Has a good Wifi connection. Owner is very helpful and provides all the information needed to go around. Close to the beach and the train station.

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Bournemouth
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Where do I start. We stayed here beginning of February and have noticed some of the original photos have been taken down from the Agoda site we booked through. When we booked there were photos of a different hotel on the website, Mount Lavinia House. If you compare them to the real hotel you will see why we were so... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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82 reviews 82 reviews
43 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I would say that for the money it's worth it. You are not paying for comforts like A/C etc so keep this in mind for someone on a tight budget this place ticks many boxes. The rooms are adequate although it can get a bit hot without A/C. The location however is great in the centre of Mount Lavinia where... More

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

With a common area containing some couches, magazines, a big table and a TV the manager was watching himself, the place has a really homely feeling. The manager was nice and helped my to find my way around for diner and to move on by train. Rooms are simple but good. Located in Mt. Lavinia, around are endless streets full... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Spent one night there with cocroaches running in very neglected bathroom, having to listen to nearby local celebration to early morning hours, fighting with mosquitos. Electricity only for US plugs. Visit only if you have no other choice. The neighbourhood should offer a lot of alternatives.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Fantastic owners, making you part of the family. Helped me to book and plan a 6day trip over the country for a good price. to qute them "People need people, specially when you travel alone". Rooms are very basic but with towels, clean sheets etc. The wifistrength is strongest on the bottomfloor and the more walls between you and the... More

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Hue, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Simpel rooms, but clean. If you only need a place to sleep it's fine. Free wii fii. The maneger and the staff ar everyone helpfull and polite. It.s nerby the City but in a very carm area. The sheeds and towels are clean .

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berlin
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195 reviews 195 reviews
34 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I was absolutely not satisfied I booked the guest house 2 months before because I saw the pictures when I arrived the price was more than we agreed and the breakfast not more included the bathroom we can see the picture that I taked in the room 103

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Canacona, India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Lavinia house, we found very good. Positioned in a quiet area of Mount Lavinia, an easy walk from the beach, some excellent shops and bar/restaurants it was still in a quiet street. The room and linen were clean and comfortable. True some of the recently painted walls had begun peeling again, but we are in the land of monsoon. We... More

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Veliko Tarnovo Province, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013 via mobile

We spent a week here. Fantastic location, extremely helpful. You get what you pay for. The guys are cheerful and even gave their number in case we needed any help on our trip around Sri Lanka. Will be spending our last night here before flying out :)

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Address: 23A, Simon Abeywickrama Mawatha | Mount Lavinia, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
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